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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection

Anti-Slavery collection (approximately 40,000 pieces). In the late 1890's, the family of William Lloyd Garrison, along with others closely involved in the anti-slavery movement, presented the library with a major gathering of correspondence, documents, and other original material relating to the abolitionist cause from 1832 until after the Civil War. The major holdings consist of the papers of William Lloyd Garrison, Maria Weston Chapman and Deborah Weston, Lydia Maria Child, Amos Augustus Phelp...



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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Falconbridge, Alexander, d. 1792
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Topic: Slave trade
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895; Mallory, S. V. R., former owner; Mallory, L. C., former owner
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Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) ex libris (bookplate): S.V.R. Mallory; (inscription) L.C. Mallory
Topics: Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895, Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Slavery, African American...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Buxton, Thomas Fowell, Sir, 1786-1845; Buxton, Thomas Fowell, Sir, 1786-1845. African slave trade; Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884, former owner; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, former owner; Society for the Extinction of the Slave Trade and for the Civilization of Africa
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Text preceded by prospectus
Topic: Slave trade
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880; Child, David Lee, 1794-1874; Gay, S. Howard. inscriber; Southard, Nathaniel; American Almanac Collection (Library of Congress) DLC; American Anti-Slavery Society
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Title from cover
Topics: Slavery, Almanacs, American
Not listed in Lib. Company. Afro-Americana
Topics: Slavery, African Americans, African Americans, Slaves
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895, compiler; Sweetser, Seth, 1807-1878, former owner; American Anti-Slavery Society
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Compiled by Theodore D. Weld
Topics: Slavery, Slaves
Provenance: United Presbyterian College, bookplate
Topics: British and Foreign Anti-slavery Society, East India Company, Slavery, Slavery, Slavery, Slavery,...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Newton, John, 1725-1807
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Last page an advertisement
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Topics: Slave trade, Slavery
Source: bplscas
Bolling, Philip A. Speeches. Richmond, 1832
Topic: Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874; Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892
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Cover title
Topics: Liberty Party (U.S. : 1840-1848), Antislavery movements, Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Ramsay, James, 1733-1789; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, former owner; Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833, former owner; Welsh, James Jacob, former owner; Hunt, Benjamin P. (Benjamin Peter), b. 1808, former owner
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"Errata": p. [xxi]
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy ex libris (inscription): Benjamin P. Hunt
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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Reference: LC Cat. (1963) vol. 5, p. 324
Topics: American Anti-Slavery Society, Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Woolsey, T. D., Prof., former owner; Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884, former owner
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Editor: 1859- , T. Hamilton
Topic: African Americans
Signatures: [A]B-CD(-D4) (D3 verso blank)
Topics: Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, Slavery, Antislavery movements,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Griffiths, Julia, d. 1895, ed; Rochester Ladies' Anti-slavery Society
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A collection of signed articles, poems, etc., by men and women prominent in the anti-slavery movement. Most of the signatures are in facsimile
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Topics: Brown, Henry Box, b. 1816, Slavery, Fugitive slaves
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Ramsay, James, 1733-1789; Beach, Samuel, former owner
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Relates to the West Indies
Topics: Slavery, Intelligence levels
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by May, Samuel, 1810-1899; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882, former owner
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Caption title
Topics: United States, Fugitive slaves
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Society for the Extinction of the Slave Trade and for the Civilization of Africa
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Caption title
Topics: Buxton, Thomas Fowell, Sir, 1786-1845, Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Slave trade
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions
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Topics: Slavery, Antislavery movements
Source: bplscas
Signatures: a-cd, A-TU²
Topics: Slave trade, Abolitionists
Source: bplscas
Checklist Amer. imprints
Topic: Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Gilbert, Olive; Truth, Sojourner, d. 1883; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, author of introduction, etc; Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895. American slavery as it is. Selections; J.B. Yerrinton and Son, printer
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Recorded and edited by Olive Gilbert
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Topics: Truth, Sojourner, d. 1883, Slaves, Slavery, Abolitionists, African American abolitionists, African...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Weston, Deborah, b.1814; Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, recipient
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Holograph, signed with initials
Topics: Weston, Deborah, b. 1814, Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, Bartlett, Ellis, Chapman, Maria Weston,...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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Topic: Slavery in the Bible
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by May, Samuel, 1810-1899; M'Kim, J. Miller (James Miller), 1810-1874 recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: May, Samuel, 1810-1899, M'Kim, J. Miller (James Miller), 1810-1874, Foss, A. T. (Andrew Twombly),...
The arrest was made during an anti-slavery meeting
Topics: Storrs, George, 1796-1879, Trials (Breach of the peace), Antislavery movements, Abolitionists
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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"Ascribed to the pen of Gen. Thomas Pinckney." -- Lundy's Genius U.E. I.127" [Genius of universal emancipation, vol. 1, p. 147]
Topics: Vesey, Denmark, ca. 1767-1822, Slave insurrections
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Garrison, Helen Eliza, 1811-1876, recipient
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Holograph
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Garrison, Helen Eliza, 1811-1876, Bourne, George, 1780-1845,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Benson, George William, 1808-1879, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Garrison, Helen Eliza, 1811-1876, Benson, Anna Elizabeth.,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885; Estlin, J. B. (John Bishop), 1785-1855, recipient; Estlin, Mary Anne, 1820-1902, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Estlin, J. B. (John Bishop), 1785-1855, Estlin, Mary Anne,...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Estlin, J. B. (John Bishop), 1785-1855; Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, Estlin, J. B. (John Bishop), 1785-1855, Bowers, Griffiths, Julia,...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Henson, Josiah, 1789-1883; Eliot, Samuel Atkins, 1798-1862
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Narrated to S. A. Eliot. cf. Sabin, Bibl. amer
Topic: Henson, Josiah, 1789-1883
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions; Denison, Charles Wheeler, 1809-1881, former owner
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Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) ex libris (inscription): C.W. Denison
Topics: Antislavery movements, Slavery
Hearing in the case of a Spanish schooner and her crew captured by Lieutenant Gedney of the U.S. Navy
Topics: Cinque, Amistad (Schooner), Habeas corpus, Trials (Mutiny), Fugitive slaves, Slavery, Slavery,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Lewis, Stuart, ca. 1756-1818
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Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Knibb, William, 1803-1845; Borthwick, P. (Peter), 1804-1852; Denison, Charles Wheeler, 1809-1881, former owner
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Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) ex libris (inscription): C.W. Denison
Topics: Slavery, Slavery and the church, Baptists
Desmond, Ray. Dictionary of British and Irish botantists and horticulturalists
Topics: Botany, Pastures, Grazing, Forage plants, Weeds, Grasses
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Shaw, Sarah Blake Sturgis, 1815-1902; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885 recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Shaw, Sarah Blake Sturgis, 1815-1902, American Anti-Slavery...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880, Wallcut, Robert Folger, 1797-1884,...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Birney, James Gillespie, 1792-1857; Coffin, Joshua, 1792-1864, former owner
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Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy (copy 1) has preliminary page (removed and enclosed in mylar) of formerly bound volume with inscription "Joshua Coffin's Book, Newbury, Mass.", and a ms. table of contents
Topics: African Americans, African Americans
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Massachusetts. General Court; Bradburn, George, 1806-1880; Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884
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Boston Public Library (Rare Books Dept.) copy inscribed: Wendell Phillips Esq. with the respects of G. Bradburn
Topics: Hernandez, Horacio, Sanford, S. P
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Carleton, Geo. W. (George Washington)
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Topic: Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Webb, Richard Davis, 1805-1872; Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, Webb, Richard Davis, 1805-1872, Campbell, John, 1794-1867, Chapman,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Garrison, Helen Eliza, 1811-1876. recipient
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Holograph, signed with initials
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Garrison, Helen Eliza, 1811-1876, Love, Alfred H. (Alfred...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Rodman, Elizabeth; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Rodman, Elizabeth, Liberty bell (Boston, Mass.), Antislavery...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Child, Mrs. (Lydia Maria), 1802-1880; Child, Mrs. (Lydia Maria), 1802-1880, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Child, Mrs. (Lydia Maria), 1802-1880, Jackson, Francis, 1789-1861, Antislavery movements, Women...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Smith, Evelina A. S; Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, Smith, Evelina A. S, Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Chapman, Mary...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890; Weston, Deborah, b.1814 recipient
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Holograph, signed with initials
Topics: Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, Weston, Deborah b. 1814, Chapman, Henry Grafton, 1804-1842, Weston,...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Garrison, Helen Eliza, 1811-1876, recipient
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Holograph
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Garrison, Helen Eliza, 1811-1876, Ashurst, W. H. (William...
Evans
Topics: Slavery, Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Wright, Henry Clarke, 1797-1870, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Wright, Henry Clarke, 1797-1870, Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Green, Beriah, 1795-1874; Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, Green, Beriah, 1795-1874, Antislavery movements,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Colfax, Richard H; Bleakley, James T. M., publisher; Applegate, William, 1804 or 5-1847, printer
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"Applegate, printer, 257 Hudson-Street."--verso of title page
Topics: Slavery, Slavery, Black race
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Weston, Lucia, 1822-1861; Weston, Deborah, b.1814 recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Weston, Lucia, 1822-1861, Weston, Deborah, b. 1814, Latimer, George, Abolitionists, Antislavery...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Antislavery movements, Women...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Weston, Deborah, b.1814 recipient
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Holograph
Topics: Weston, Deborah, b. 1814, Antislavery movements, Women abolitionists
Source: bplscas
Signed on p. 32, by Philo Pratt, Walter Webb, Isaac I. Tibbals, in behalf of the Meriden Anti-Slavery Society
Topics: Slavery, Slavery, Abolitionists
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, author, former owner; Giddings, Joshua R. (Joshua Reed), 1795-1864, author; Brownson, Orestes Augustus, 1803-1876, author; Bartlett, Wm. P. J., former owner
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Cover title
Topics: Slavery, Abolitionists
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by American Anti-Slavery Society
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Several of the numbers have been issued in three or more editions
Topics: Antislavery movements, Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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Publ. dates discrepencies: vol. 1-2, 1855; vol. 3-4, 1853; vol. 5, 1854; vol. 1856
Topic: Generals
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880; Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880, Thompson, George, 1804-1878, M'Kim, J....
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Grew, Mary, 1813-1896; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879. recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Grew, Mary, 1813-1896, Abolitionists, Antislavery movements
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by American Anti-Slavery Society
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Topics: Slavery, Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Macaulay, Zachary, 1768-1838; Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions
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Title from caption
Topics: Slavery, Antislavery movements
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Boston Female Anti-slavery Society
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Some vols. have also a distinctive title
Topics: Slavery, Antislavery movements
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society; American Anti-Slavery Society
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Ellipsis in title refers to a blank space apparently intended to be occupied by the name of a new anti-slavery society
Topics: Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society, American Anti-Slavery Society, Antislavery movements,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Madden, Richard Robert, 1798-1886; General Anti-slavery Convention (1st : 1840 : London, England)
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Caption title
Topic: Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880; Child, David Lee, 1794-1874; Gay, S. Howard. inscriber; Southard, Nathaniel; American Almanac Collection (Library of Congress) DLC; American Anti-Slavery Society
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Title from cover
Topics: Slavery, Almanacs, American
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Harned, William; Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, Harned, William, Antislavery movements, Abolitionists
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Weston, Deborah, b.1814; Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, recipient
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Holograph, signed with initials
Topics: Weston, Deborah, b. 1814, Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, Weston, Mary, 1786-1860, Antislavery...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885; Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, recipient
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Holograph, signed with initials
Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, Dexter, Franklin, 1793-1857,...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by White, James C. (James Clarke), 1833-1916; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, White, James C. (James Clarke), 1833-1916, Whittier, John...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Benson, Henry Egbert, 1814-1837, recipient
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Holograph, signed with initials
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Benson, Henry Egbert, 1814-1837, Thompson, George, 1804-1878,...